Preventing Cancer and Other Diseases Caused by Human Papillomavirus Infection 2017 Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Research Award

JAMA
September 12, 2017, Vol 318, No. 10, Pages 883-974
http://jama.jamanetwork.com/issue.aspx

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Preventing Cancer and Other Diseases Caused by Human Papillomavirus Infection 2017 Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Research Award
Douglas R. Lowy, MD; John T. Schiller, PhD
JAMA. 2017;318(10):901-902. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11706
In this Viewpoint, 2017 Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award winners Douglas Lowy and John Schiller discuss the development of the virus-like particle technology that was used to create the human papillomavirus vaccine to prevent cervical cancer and other diseases.